Breakers’ Dream Makers: Anthony Vazquez
Celebrity wedding photographer Anthony Vazquez says his passion in the wedding industry begun more than 15 years ago. Today, you’re likely to see him at The Breakers during wedding season shooting an incredible destination wedding.
His unique style – which he calls editorial fashion infused – has led to his work being featured in such publications as People, Grace Ormonde, The Knot and US weekly.
After finishing his bachelors at NYU, Anthony decided to travel through Italy. When he returned, he founded Anthony Vazquez Photography. Now, in it’s 10th year, Anthony states, “I couldn’t imagine a different life. I love every aspect of my job. I have been so blessed in my work to connect with so many wonderful and amazing people.”
Q: What is it like photographing an event at The Breakers?
A: It’s the ultimate in class, style and distinction. With all the unlimited locations to shoot, it’s like being in a candy store for photographers!
Q: Where does your inspiration come from?
A: My inspiration comes from vintage movies like those starring Audrey Hepburn.
Q: What hot new trend do you see emerging for winter weddings? How about 2012?
A: I see New Yorkers escaping the cold and celebrating with friends and family at The Breakers. I see trends moving towards fashion editorial style and industry buzzword such as photojournalism fading.
Q: What is the most important reason your clients cite for choosing The Breakers?
A: Wanting something elegant and not the norm. The Breakers offers the ultimate in distinction and class.
Enjoy a few of Anthony’s favorite photos from Breakers weddings…
Q: Give us three of your favorite weddings must-dos.
A: 1. Capturing the moment right before a bride walks down the aisle. A lifetime of dreaming a year of planning culminates at that very second.
2. First Look is another favorite. There is nothing more precious than seeing his face light up upon first glance.
3. Making sure to shoot the shoes! Each pair of exquisite shoes are a work of art and it is a must do in my book.
Q: How does The Breakers history and architecture inspire your photography?
A: As a personal lover of architecture, The Breakers makes the perfect backdrop.
Q: How does a wedding at The Breakers differ from those at other venues?
A: The Breakers elegance and uniqueness sets it apart from the rest!
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